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The Only Job Ex-Journalist Jay Carney Can Get is at MSNBC
Frontpage Mag ^ | 07/05/2014 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 07/05/2014 7:08:18 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Jay Carney used to be the Washington Bureau Chief for Newsweek. He worked for Time reporting on Moscow. And if these reports are correct, then after spending years flacking for Obama, the only gig this former “journalists” could get was at MSNBC.

How pathetic and predictable.

Sources inside MSNBC say former White House Spokesman Jay Carney, who recently resigned from his post at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, will likely be headed to MSNBC.

Carney is in talks for a contributor position.

If it happens, Carney would follow in the natural footsteps of a few other aides to President Obama who were welcomed into the MSNBC family upon leaving their jobs. The last White House Press Secretary, Robert Gibbs, became an MSNBC contributor in May, 2013, while David Axelrod, a top aide to Obama, became one in February 2013.

Except those people weren’t career journalists. Carney was.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: jaycarney; msnbc

1 posted on 07/05/2014 7:08:18 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

such a pathetic excuse for anything


2 posted on 07/05/2014 7:11:23 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SeekAndFind

He proved to be a loyal commissar that lied and confabulated on a daily basis. His vile legacy is secure. Whatever he does in the future can never change history.


3 posted on 07/05/2014 7:12:42 AM PDT by allendale
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To: SeekAndFind

It’s a match made in Heaven: Carney and MSNBC.


4 posted on 07/05/2014 7:15:38 AM PDT by Old Grumpy
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To: SeekAndFind

And so begins his short and rapid slide into obscurity. Like most MSNBC “contributors”, he’ll be reduced to an incoherent public-access cable show soon enough.

No more fancy (and heavily-photoshopped) luxury house. He’ll have to auction his jumbo-sized Jenga set on eBay.


5 posted on 07/05/2014 7:20:25 AM PDT by Little Pig
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To: Old Grumpy

The Carney and Sharpton Show..now there’s an inspiring concept,


6 posted on 07/05/2014 7:20:38 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: SeekAndFind

Isn’t he going to write a book? I just assumed he would write a book about his time at the White House. And make money just as Hillary hoped to make tons of money from her book.


7 posted on 07/05/2014 7:25:19 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Little Pig

He can be Mr. Mom and let mom bring in the big bucks.


8 posted on 07/05/2014 7:26:05 AM PDT by YouGoTexasGirl
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To: MeshugeMikey

How do MSNBC shows stay on the air? MSNBC consistently has far lower ratings than either CNN or Fox News, or any other cable news outlets. So their ad revenues have to be in the toilet. How does the NBC parent company make any money from that channel? Or does the NBC parent company want to prove they are liberal, and subsidize this channel with profits from other subsidiary companies???


9 posted on 07/05/2014 7:27:41 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: SeekAndFind

Axelrod and Gibbs got contributor gigs at MSNBC, but they aren’t on the air that much lately. Axelrod has his job at the University of Chicago and is probably lining up new Political Clients. Gibbs may have “broke his pick” with NBC because of some pretty harsh criticisms of some Obama policies. Don’t know if anybody will take Carney seriously in the future.


10 posted on 07/05/2014 7:28:19 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: SeekAndFind

SO nothing has changed. He is still spokesman for the President.


11 posted on 07/05/2014 7:30:56 AM PDT by all the best
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To: SeekAndFind

Another Monkey for the Zoo!


12 posted on 07/05/2014 7:32:15 AM PDT by El Zoro
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To: SeekAndFind

Comcast/NBC/Universal/Time-Warner will hire any radical POS the cat drags across the threshold...


13 posted on 07/05/2014 7:34:14 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

MSNBC is the black and queer channel


14 posted on 07/05/2014 7:35:59 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: yldstrk
Julius Streicher did a wonderful job creating the propaganda for then Nazi regime and Hitler's rise to power. In the end, even Hitler dismissed him. Streicher still got to join other prominent Nazis in dancing the Tyburn Jig.
15 posted on 07/05/2014 7:36:57 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Kim Jong Un isn’t hiring?


16 posted on 07/05/2014 7:37:49 AM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: SeekAndFind


17 posted on 07/05/2014 7:39:15 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: SeekAndFind
So the former presidential spokesgerbil may have a new job at PMSNBC. Big deal. Only the stupid will watch anyway.
18 posted on 07/05/2014 7:45:40 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
Don’t know if anybody will take Carney seriously in the future.

In the future? That's why he's unemployed and unemployable NOW - he has no credibility left.

If MSNBC is looking for a proven liar, I suggest Jon Lovitz or maybe Joe Isuzu...

19 posted on 07/05/2014 7:46:02 AM PDT by ZOOKER (Until further notice the /s is implied...)
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To: SeekAndFind
He didn't have a job lined up before he left?

idiot.

20 posted on 07/05/2014 7:46:47 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparisons)
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To: SeekAndFind
I hate to sound like non believer BUT;
The Democrats go to MSNBC and the Repubicrats go to Fox. Not really that big a difference. Like our political parties, just different sides of the same coin.
21 posted on 07/05/2014 7:47:31 AM PDT by Tupelo
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To: SeekAndFind

When he would show up on TV speaking for obozo I actually felt sorry for the pathetic little creep. His depressions appeared very obvious.


22 posted on 07/05/2014 7:48:46 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Little Pig

Wonder if he’s worth $600,000 ?


23 posted on 07/05/2014 7:55:35 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Worthless P.O.S. working at a worthless propaganda source.
This pathetic butthead says the sun’s shining and comes up in the east I’d check it before believing it.
Course he isn’t going to bring too many to view his lies at this “network”.


24 posted on 07/05/2014 7:55:46 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

MSNBC is NBC’s.....safety valve


25 posted on 07/05/2014 7:56:13 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: ZOOKER
I suggest Jon Lovitz or maybe Joe Isuzu...

I gotta go with Lovitz, wearing the springing eyeballs.

FMCDH(BITS)

26 posted on 07/05/2014 7:58:28 AM PDT by nothingnew (Hemmer and MacCullum are the worst on FNC)
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To: SeekAndFind

Carney always reminded me of Chip Diller, the sneaky little Omega frat boy played by Kevin Bacon in “Animal House.” (REMAIN CALM!!! ALL IS WELL!!! ALL IS WELL!!!)


27 posted on 07/05/2014 8:03:27 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Old Grumpy

I would say, made in Hell.


28 posted on 07/05/2014 8:10:12 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: El Zoro

LOL. I can actually picture that.


29 posted on 07/05/2014 8:11:35 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: SeekAndFind

Don’t snark until we find out what his salary is.

MSNBC>>NBC>>Comcast

Crony Capitalist regime affiliate.


30 posted on 07/05/2014 8:13:33 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: SeekAndFind

Carney can redeem himself if he writes that book and spills what he knows about obuzzo to the world. We need a good truthtelling about the scum in the white hut. That would freak out valjar and obuzzo.


31 posted on 07/05/2014 8:27:24 AM PDT by batterycommander (We will likely still be Majors, passed over twice, sitting in dimly-lit offices in the Pentagon.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

“The Carney and Sharpton Show..now there’s an inspiring concept,”

Add Chris Hayes to the mix and you’ve got a trio that would give The Stooges a run for their money.

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32 posted on 07/05/2014 8:27:38 AM PDT by Mears
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To: batterycommander

The odds of that happening are about as good as Hillary turning a thousand bucks into 100 thousand bucks in ten months of cattle futures trading.


33 posted on 07/05/2014 8:30:01 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: SeekAndFind

This is kind of ridiculous.

Cable news and the internet, particularly free web advertising, have killed newspapers and magazines, which struggle now for subscribers and ads.

Print publications are much too expensive to produce, especially given shrinking ad dollars. Even this “Frontpage Mag” running the silly Carney story is internet-based.

So for Carney to go back to a job in print was highly unlikely, no matter who he worked for or how absurd he had to be day to day in defending a corrupt administration. The medium has changed, regardless of his message.

MSNBC is a good gig for him. Fits him well.


34 posted on 07/05/2014 8:34:57 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: SeekAndFind
"Sideshow" Carney working for the circus called MSLSD !?!

Sounds about right. Pair him up with Sharpton.

35 posted on 07/05/2014 8:38:56 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I should have read further before commenting. LOL


36 posted on 07/05/2014 8:39:52 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Comcast has plenty of money for these programs.

Pray America wakes up


37 posted on 07/05/2014 8:44:18 AM PDT by bray (Buy my book: http://braylog.com/id47.html)
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To: Old Grumpy

The flaccid Peter Principle at work.


38 posted on 07/05/2014 8:49:49 AM PDT by gigster (Cogito, Ergo, Ronaldus Magnus Conservatus)
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To: Mears
imagine the possibilities!


39 posted on 07/05/2014 8:54:52 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: SeekAndFind

JMO, but why wouldn’t TIME re-hire him? If you say it’s “because Carney proved to be a leftist tool with no shame,” that sounds like a plus at TIME after about 1980.

TIME still PRETENDS to be centrist. They should just come clean about their bias, like Newsweek. (Does US Snooze still exist, by the way?)


40 posted on 07/05/2014 8:54:54 AM PDT by pogo101
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To: MeshugeMikey
The Carney and Sharpton Show..now there’s an inspiring concept,

On the lighter brighter side Carney could help Sharpton pronounce those 'long words' he has so much trouble with...

41 posted on 07/05/2014 9:28:51 AM PDT by GOPJ (Why no outrage over IRS targeting? Same reason Pravda didn't make a stink about gulags.FREnterprise)
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To: GOPJ

Pronounce we much.


42 posted on 07/05/2014 9:54:13 AM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“I just assumed he would write a book about his time at the White House. And make money just as Hillary hoped to make tons of money from her book.’

Hillary made good $ on that book. It was the publisher who lost big.


43 posted on 07/05/2014 9:55:49 AM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t think Carney will be complaining about his huge salary.


44 posted on 07/05/2014 12:06:18 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Fantasywriter
Hillary made good $ on that book. It was the publisher who lost big.

The publishing house was currying favor with elite liberals... and possibly buying future access to Clinton... It's like those million dollar speeches Hillary gives in Arab countries like the UAE... this has little to nothing to do with the official cover story. Carney doesn't have future access to sell... he would have to push 'new exposed dirt' or 'great insight'... and we know Jay lacks great insight...

45 posted on 07/05/2014 12:43:13 PM PDT by GOPJ (Why no outrage over IRS targeting? Same reason Pravda didn't make a stink about gulags.FREnterprise)
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To: GOPJ

Still I think Hillary’s publisher was hoping to make back more $. Few thought her sales would be this bad.


46 posted on 07/05/2014 1:07:19 PM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: Fantasywriter

Every publishing house wants it all - a best seller, happy customers, good will among those they admire...


47 posted on 07/05/2014 8:06:14 PM PDT by GOPJ (Why no outrage over IRS targeting? Same reason Pravda didn't make a stink about gulags.FREnterprise)
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To: Fantasywriter

LOL


48 posted on 07/05/2014 8:07:22 PM PDT by GOPJ (Why no outrage over IRS targeting? Same reason Pravda didn't make a stink about gulags.FREnterprise)
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